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JFKWHCSF-0364-007-p0046 A letter to President Kennedy from from Mrs. Constance L. McLellan regarding integration.

JFKWHCSF-0364-007-p0046 A letter to President Kennedy from from Mrs. Constance L. McLellan regarding integration.

Accession Number: JFKWHCSF-0364-007-p0046

Description: Materials in this folder include memoranda, newspaper articles, and correspondence between President Kennedy, Assistant Special Counsel to the President Lee C. White, various members of the White House staff, and individual citizens concerning racially motivated violence, pending civil rights legislation, efforts to provide equal employment opportunities for racial and ethnic groups, and psychological and sociological research concerning racial relations.

The third page of this letter from Mrs. Constance L. McClellan expresses her opposition to integration. Complaining that President Kennedy's understanding of the crisis in the South is limited, she writes "How you can bounce from your rocking chair in Washington to your rocking chairs in Hyannis, Palm Beach, and Virginia, and still know what is going on in the country is beyond me."

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